This episode features Julie Gray on how to create systems so you can work less and contribute more, why stress management seems so stressful, and how to tap into the power of your innate intelligence.
The first and last place you need to go to learn everything about Daily Money Managers. It includes what a Daily Money Manager (DMM) can do, why you would want one, who needs one, tons of free resources, and a whole lot more.
This episode features Join Christine Walker on what to do when your mindfulness muscles are weak, how the “Pentagon of Wellness” works to heal you, and why going fast is addictive in our brains and culture.
This episode features Jeff Sandquist on how to uncover your core values and live in alignment with them, why relying on external validation is such a dangerous trap, and how tasting life’s brittleness is both a curse and a blessing.
This episode features Carl Honore on how to prevent social obesity while gorging on meaningful connections, how to make your smartphone your servant instead of your master, and who wins the parenting race: the tortoise … or the hare?
This episode features Alex Jamieson on how to have cravings that empower you instead of enslave you, the four root causes of cravings – and what to do about each one, plus why eating food is the most intimate thing we do with others (in public).
This is the ultimate guide for and to Professional Organizers. Find out why they exist, what they do, how to find one, and if you need one.
This episode features Cliff Hodges on the benefits of “moving at the pace of nature,” how to reconnect with your primal, animal heritage, and the 4 pillars of survival (one of them unique to humans).
This episode features Joan Sotkin with a simple, instant mindset shift to control your money worries, how to become someone who doesn’t fear losing anything, why were not designed to have abundance (and why nothingness is so important), plus what happens when you eliminate sugar from your diet for 42 years.
How to Find the Gold Inside When Life Piles on the Clay with Sean Rogers, “Ambassador of Water” – SASM 073
This episode features Sean Rogers on how to transform gratitude from just a word into a mindset, the “reverse outsider” perspective, how to find gold when life piles on the clay, and why self-love is a life-long journey (and can get easier every day).
Gratitude Gains from Pain, How to Remove “Bad” Days Forever, and New Ways to Show Love with Aaron Kennard – SASM 071
This episode features Aaron Kennard on how to find euphoric joy in immense pain, eliminate bad days forever, use discomfort to trigger gratitude, the meaning of “Ho’oponopono,” and why empowering habits start as one small, simple act.
This episode features David and Christina (a.k.a. Tico and Tina) on how to make life happen for you instead of happen to you, the mysterious link between productivity and a minimalist lifestyle, how to love yourself (and others) by embracing your inner tensions, and how “streamlining” supports a simple life.
This episode features Anthony Ongaro on how to change your relationship with clothing (one load of laundry at a time), the quick tricks you can use to tame your smartphone, how one game helped him get rid of his excess stuff, plus the seemingly endless – and surprising – benefits of minimalism.
Do you know the misunderstood – but essential – difference between routine and rituals? What do morning rituals have to do with sharing my complete, unedited, and previously private daily promises? You’re about to get some answers … and learn even more (like why maintenance is for gardens and machines, not humans.)
This episode features Bill Powers on how to slow down, living tiny (and off-grid), why most world cultures are ecocidal, and where you’ll find urban oases … in any city.
Hear That? It’s Simple and Better Quality Time with Your Kids from Chris and Sarah Wehkamp – SASM062
This episode features Chris and Sarah Wehkamp talking simple living, their quality Imagining Aloud audio stories for kids (and parents), plus invisible gifts you can give the child in your life … at any time.
I shared this personal note with my email subscribers on Sept 1, 2014. And the response was so great that I felt compelled to share it with you too. See what happens when you mix mindfulness, technology, a personal renaissance, and a baby on a dock.
This episode features Dee Williams discussing the “bigness” of tiny house life, the profound freedom she’s found by downsizing, what a “perfect storm of awakening” looks like, and how she reshaped her life by confronting death (over and over).
Want to make Thanksgiving today … or whenever the heck you want? It’s simple. Just follow these four steps and set up some new triggers.
This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Chad Johnson and Richard Bonk of Bodhi Float Center. We discuss how to overcome gravity, exploring innerspace, stories of redemption, “nothingness,” and how to be ASWIM (that’s “awesome” to you).